Origin of Hyksos
Examples from the Web for hyksos
The Hyksos conquest and the rise of Thebes are practically contemporaneous.
Of the Hyksos, the so-called 'Shepherd Kings', little is known.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The second, which followed soon after, was the Hyksos invasion.
A settlement of Hittites there in the Hyksos days would account for this.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
The spirited overthrow of the Hyksos ushered in the glories in arms and arts which marked the New Empire.
noun plural -sos
Word Origin for Hyksos
c.1600, 15th dynasty of Egyptian kings (1650-1558 B.C.E.), called "Shepherd Kings," from Greek Hyksos, from Egyptian, either hiq shasu "ruler of nomads," or heqa khoswe "chief of foreign lands."